Daily Archives: March 5, 2012

Toughest Exam Question: What Is the Best Way to Study?

Here’s a pop quiz: What foods are best to eat before a high-stakes test? When is the best time to review the toughest material? A growing body of research on the best study techniques offers some answers. Chiefly, testing yourself … Continue reading

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Conquering the To-Do List

The first item on a highly successful to-do list: Make a better to-do list. With the new year comes the urge to accomplish all the things that were meant to be done the year before, and it often starts with … Continue reading

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Election Year Poses Challenge For Stks

The Dow is off to its best start to a year since 1998. But if history is a guide, this exuberance soon could give way to the first pangs of electoral anxiety. In a typical presidential-election year, stocks start well … Continue reading

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Will Costs Drive US Firms Home?

For years, the U.S. manufacturing sector seems to have been sliding into the Slough of Despond. Companies have been eagerly outsourcing to lower-cost venues such as China, India and Mexico. And with the production go jobs. Occasionally a company might … Continue reading

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